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Rape Crisis England & Wales is the feminist charity working to end sexual violence and abuse.

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Whether something sexual happened to you without your consent recently or in the past – or you're not sure what happened – we are here to help you think through your options and next steps.

Take action this #16daysofactivism and join our campaign

Survivors of some of the worst crimes imaginable are being made to wait years for their cases to reach court.

Not only that, but many are having their court dates postponed multiple times.

That's why, for this year's #16daysofactivism, we're asking you to join us in putting pressure on MPs to cut these unacceptable waiting times.

The situation can't continue.

Take action now
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Sexual violence in England and Wales

  • 1 in 4women

    have been raped or sexually assaulted as an adult

    (6.54 million women in total)

  • 1 in 18men

    have been raped or sexually assaulted as an adult

    (1.34 million men in total)

  • 1 in 6children

    have been sexually abused

Donate today and help us end sexual violence and abuse

Together, we can make it happen.

Donate online now

Child sexual abuse

Do the government's promises go far enough?

The Home Office has now responded to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse's final report – and made many important commitments.

However, Rape Crisis England & Wales remains concerned that there is a long way to go in addressing the existing problems in social care, health services and the criminal justice system.

Read our full statement
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